The 2003 Buick Century is lowest priced car in the lineup
from this erstwhile brand. What this really means to the
consumer is a full choice of luxury enhancements. The list
of optional interior and exterior features that can be added
to the 2003 Buick Century and this allows one to choose
exactly what one wants to pay for. Mind you, this is not
to say that the basic model is bare bones. As you will see
from the description below, the 2003 Buick Century is a
solid offering to the American car-buying public just the
way it is.
The 2003 Buick Century doesn't mess around with different
models. Instead, a number of major options packages are
available that selectively enhance certain arrears of the
car. These include the Custom Package and the Limited Package,
which builds upon it.
The 2003 Buick Century has air conditioning with dual zone
manual climate control and an interior air filter to control
the quality of the interior environment. This comfort is
enhanced by cloth upholstery on front and back bench seating
with armrest storage compartment in front and optional armrest
with cup-holders in back.
Power features include, windows, door locks, mirrors and
remote keyless entry and trunk lid release. An AM/FM is
the standard stereo with available upgrades including the
OnStar System for communications, emergency services and
The Custom Package adds significantly to this list with
cruise control, a 6-way power driver seat, a stereo upgrade,
floor mats and more. Limited includes all these features
but with leather upholstery and the rear armrest, among
The Century has a classic and traditional sedan look, featuring
cornering lights and 205/70R15 tires. The Custom and Limited
Packages add such details as chrome wheel covers and body-colored
The 2003 Buick Century is fitted with a 3.1-liter overhead
valve V6 that is capable of a respectable amount of power:
certainly sufficient to hold its own at highway speeds when
This little powerhouse has 175hp at 5200rpm and 195 lb-ft
of torque at 4000rpm. It has 4-speed automatic transmission
but it gets respectable fuel economy for the engine size
and class, with 20/29 mpg (city/hwy).
Safety and Security
The Century comes with standard dual-front airbags while
a driver's side airbag is available as an add-on. Daytime
running lights, a theft deterrent system and an emergency
interior trunk release enhance the standard safety fittings
Also available as an add-on is an antilock brake option
that includes a tire pressure monitor and traction control.
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